100 Ancient Aramaic Names With Meanings

Giving your child an Aramaic name is an amazing gift of history and creativity

No one wants their kids to have a boring name. It's interesting and meaningful to give your child a name that will add its own distinct flair to their personality.

When you're searching for an extraordinary name, what better way is there to search for Aramaic child names! Aramaic, also known as Assyrian, is a language spoken by the Assyrians and spread over the Middle East and North African region.

These are very popular and unique names derived from German, Persian, Scandinavian, Turkish, Roman, and Basque words. Most Aramaic last names can also be used as first names. The Assyrians also often abbreviate the individual names to only a couple syllables for the epithet. If you are looking for Aramaic baby names, then check out our list of names with meanings mentioned below.

Hopefully this list helps you in your search for the perfect name but if you want more inspiration why not take a look at ancient baby names or Latin baby boy names, right here on Kidadl.

Aramaic Names For Girls

Aramaic girl names have strong biblical meanings and are strong and unique

The Aramaic baby names are essentially founded on the religion and presence of God. Any Assyrian names comprised of a first name and a patronymic name. If you are looking for a religious yet modern name for your baby girl, then read out a list of Aramaic names for baby girls.

1. Aaliyah (Aramaic origin) means "exalted, sublime". Famous name bearer: American singer Aaliyah.

2. Babette (Aramaic origin) means "promise of God". Famous name bearer: American philosopher Babette Babich.

3. Beth (Aramaic origin) means "house of poverty".            

4. Bethany (Aramaic origin) means "house of poverty".      

5. Bryony (Aramaic origin) means "flowering plant".

6. Brynn (Aramaic origin) means "from a hilly land". Famous name bearer: American model Brynn Rumfallo.

7. Buena (Aramaic origin) means "woman of good.

8. Clemence (Aramaic origin) means "compassionate".

9. Els (Aramaic origin) means "promise of God".

10. Kenisha (Aramaic origin) means "pretty woman".            

11. Jagur (Aramaic origin) means "heap of stones, marker".

12. Marti (Aramaic origin) means "diminutive of Martha Lady".              

13. Martie (Aramaic origin) means "diminutive of Martha Lady".    

14. Maren (Aramaic origin) means "a sea of sorrow Girl".            

15. Marfa (Aramaic origin) means "lady of the house".

16. Martella  (Aramaic origin) means "a woman is the ruler of the house".          

17. Martelle (Aramaic origin) means "a lady who is the mistress of the house".        

18. Martha (Aramaic origin) means "female version of Marc". Famous name bearer: celebrity chef Martha Stewart.  

19. Maria (Aramaic origin) means "bitter or wished-for child". Famous name bearer: musical artist Maria Franz.

20. Mariet  (Aramaic origin) means "a mistress of the house".

21. Nandag (Aramaic origin) means "gracious, merciful".

22. Natasha (Aramaic origin) means "birthday of Chris".

23. Raziah (Aramaic origin) means "the Lord's secret".  

24. Patty (Aramaic origin) means "diminutive of Martha: Lady". Famous name bearer: Patty Gurdy.

25. Samantha (Aramaic origin) means "listens well".              

26. Tabby (Aramaic origin) means "diminutive of Tabitha: Gazelle".          

27. Tabitha (Aramaic origin) means "graceful beauty".

28. Tami (Aramaic origin) means "A form of tammy".

29. Thomasine (Aramaic origin) means "twin".              

30. Xiomara  (Aramaic origin) means "joyful deer".

31. Ximena (Aramaic origin) means "one who has heard". Famous name bearer: Mexican singer-songwriter Ximena Sariñana.

32. Zola (Aramaic origin) means "unclear".

Aramaic Names For Boys

Aramaic boy names are often derived from the name of Jesus in Aramaic

Aramaic for God is ʼĔlāhā or Alaha. If you are looking for baby names that are powerful and identify with the male gender then keep on reading the Aramaic names for boys.

33. Adlai (Aramaic origin) means "ornament of God". Famous name bearer: former Governor of Illinois Adlai Stevenson II.

34. Bane (Aramaic origin) means "son of the Prophet".  It is the name of a character that appeared in 'Batman' movie and comics.

35. Bart (Aramaic origin) means "son Of Tolmai". It is a variant of the name Barton and Bartholomew.

36. Bardo (Aramaic origin) means "ploughman".        

37. Bardol (Aramaic origin) means "ploughman".    

38. Barth (Aramaic origin) means "son of Tolmai".  Aramaic boy names like these are common in Hebrew.

39. Barthel (Aramaic origin) means "son of furrows".

40. Bartholomew (Aramaic origin) means "son of the one who abounds in furrows". Famous name bearer: Bartholomew, one of the 12 apostles of Christ.

41. Bartoli (Aramaic origin) meaning "one who abounds in furrows".  Famous last name bearer: French tennis player Marion Bartoli.

42. Bate (Aramaic origin) means " son of Talmai".

43. Bertel (Aramaic origin) means "noble, bright".  Famous name bearer: Finnish speed skater Bertel Backman.

44. Cephus (Aramaic origin) means "a stone or a rock".

45. Chanan (Aramaic origin) means "a compassionate God".

46. Cleophas (Aramaic origin) means "a woman who saw Jesus being crucified". He was one of the two disciples who encountered Jesus.

47. Damos (Aramaic origin) means "a king". It is also the name of a fictional character from the animated series 'Pokémon'.  

48. Faddey (Aramaic origin) means "a gift given by God".

49. Ferenc (Aramaic origin) means "French man". Famous name bearer: Hungarian author Ferenc Molnár.

50. Isai (Aramaic origin) means "God delivers". Such beautiful Aramaic boy names are used in Middle East countries.

51. Joshua (Aramaic origin) means "God is salvation".  It is an Aramaic word for Jesus. Famous name bearer: Korean singer Joshua Hong.

52. Jorell (Aramaic origin) means "father".

53. Jock (Aramaic origin) means  "God is merciful". Such baby names are unique and cute.

54. Kaleho (Aramaic origin) means "cowry shell".

55. Langston (Aramaic origin) meaning "long stone".

56. Luciano (Aramaic origin) means "Light of the day".

57. Mar (Aramaic origin) means "one who is a Lord".

58. Matthis (Aramaic origin) means "gift of God".

59. Peter (Aramaic origin) means "rock and a stone".

60. Stansfield (Aramaic origin) means "stony field". Famous name bearer: singer-songwriter Lisa Stansfield.

61. Taddeo (Aramaic origin) means "a gift of God".    

62. Tayshaun (Aramaic origin) means "God is merciful". Famous name bearer: American basketball player Tayshaun Prince.

63. Tadeusz  (Aramaic origin) means "gift of God".                  

64. Tadzio (Aramaic origin) means "having a heart".

65. Tavarius  (Aramaic origin) means "one who has no luck".        

66. Telford (Aramaic origin) means "from Telford".  It is also the name of a town in England.

67. Teoma (Aramaic origin) means "twin".                    

68. Thaddeus (Aramaic origin) means "praise".            

69. Thady (Aramaic origin) meaning "praise".

70. Tavi  (Aramaic origin) means "beloved".

71. Thomas (Aramaic origin) means "twin". It is also one of the most common names in the Hebrew language.  

72. Thorley (Aramaic origin) meaning "Thor's meadow".  Famous name bearer: English poet Wilfrid Thorley.  

73. Tommy (Aramaic origin) means "twin". It is also the name of an international clothing brand called Tommy Hilfiger.

74. Turner (Aramaic origin) meaning "a craftsman who works with wood", a popular baby name.

75. Tuomas (Aramaic origin) means "twin".

76. Wilden (Aramaic origin) means "a willow valley".

77. Zachary (Aramaic origin) means "Yahweh has remembered". It is an Aramaic name for Jesus. Famous name bearer: actor Zachary Levi.            

78. Zacchaeus (Aramaic origin) means "pure".

79. Zebedeo (Aramaic origin) means "servant of God"

80. Zeke (Aramaic origin) means "God strengthens". It is also the name of an American sitcom called 'Zeke and Luther'.

Gender Neutral Aramaic Names

A gender neutral name could be perfect for your child, especially if you're planning on raising them in a gender neutral way. Aramaic baby names have originated in the Middle East, are sometimes derived from Greek names, and names that mean beloved in Aramaic are very popular. So, check out these names in Aramaic.

81. Aaren (Aramaic origin) means "strong". Famous name bearer: O. J. Simpson's daughter Aaren Simpson.

82. Abijah (Aramaic origin) means "my father is Yah".

83. Aram (Aramaic origin) means "son of the sun". It is also an Aramaic word for God.

84. Bat (Aramaic origin) means  "son of Tolmai".

85. Brogan (Aramaic origin) meaning "shoemaking". Famous name bearer: child actor Brogan Hall.

86. Chuma (Aramaic origin) means "warmth, heat". Famous name bearer: American football player Chuma Edoga.

87. Chanan (Aramaic origin) meaning "a compassionate God". A very unique and rare name for both boys and girls.

87. Gethsemane (Aramaic origin) means "estate of the olive tree".

88. Hadley (Aramaic origin) means "meadow of heathers". Famous name bearer: statistician Hadley Wickham.

89. Mata (Aramaic origin) meaning "wood or forest".

90. Marti (Aramaic origin) means "March".  Famous name bearer: professor Marti Hearst.

91. Noor (Aramaic origin) meaning "light".

92. Nour (Aramaic origin) means "the divine light".

93. Nur (Aramaic origin) means "light".

94. Tam (Aramaic origin) meaning "innocent, honest, naive", one of the popular Aramaic boy names.

95. Tamas (Aramaic origin) means "twin".  It is also the name of the novel by Indian author Bhisham Sahni.

96. Tasi (Aramaic origin) means "sea or ocean", a popular name in the Middle East.

97. Thadious (Aramaic origin) means "gift of God".

98. Thaddeus  (Aramaic origin) means "having a heart". Famous name bearer: Judas Thaddaeus, one of the Twelve Apostles of Jesus.

99. Tommie (Aramaic origin) means "twin". You can also use this name as a pet name for Thomas. In Hebrew, it is written as Tommy.

100. Yanai (Aramaic origin) means "he will answer".  Famous last name bearer: Japanese businessman Tadashi Yanai.

Kidadl has lots of great baby name articles to inspire you. If you liked our suggestions for Aramaic names then why not take a look at medieval male names, or for something different why not look at mystical names.



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